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  • 'COVID-19 Basket Relief Tenders Transparent'

    May 25, 2020 | 17:57 pm

    [Botswana Daily News] Ghanzi -Ghanzi East Sub-council, senior assistant council secretary says COVID-19 basket relief tenders are done in a transparent manner and they do not benefit a few.

  • Molepolole Water Woes Continue

    May 25, 2020 | 11:15 am

    [The Patriot] The adage that "Thousands have lived without love, not one without water" seems to be alien to the people of Molepolole and surrounding villages as their taps continue to run dry and will do so for the next[…]

  • Chinese Scientists Believe New Drug Can Stop COVID-19 Pandemic 'Without Vaccine'

    May 25, 2020 | 11:15 am

    [The Patriot] A Chinese laboratory has been developing a drug it believes has the power to bring the coronavirus pandemic to a halt. The outbreak first emerged in China late last year before spreading across the world, prompting an international[…]

  • Kanye Muslim Community Donates Food

    May 24, 2020 | 13:11 pm

    [Botswana Daily News] Kanye -Kanye Muslim Community (KMC) has donated food items worth P30 000 to Southern District Council (SDC).

  • Rescue Centre Appeals for Support

    May 24, 2020 | 13:08 pm

    [Botswana Daily News] Maun -Lorato House Rescue Centre in Maun is grappling with inadequate resources and overstaying of children.

  • Ministry Assesses Schools' Preparedness

    May 24, 2020 | 13:04 pm

    [Botswana Daily News] Francistown -Minister of Basic Education (MoBE), Mr Fidelis Molao, says although there has been progress to ensure compliance to health protocols at both junior and secondary schools, primary schools needed to up game.

  • Police, Front Line Workers Applauded

    May 22, 2020 | 14:47 pm

    [The Patriot] Essential workers are out every day and every night in an effort to control the spread of the deadly novel corona virus. In the fight against this pandemic they deal with the possibility of coming into contact with[…]

  • Tour Guides Demand COVID-19 Relief

    May 22, 2020 | 14:37 pm

    [The Patriot] Tourism is one of the sectors mostly affected by the outbreak of COVID 19 globally, Botswana is no exception but the virus has borne much brunt on professional guides who have been working on temporary basis after international[…]

  • Govt to Name and Shame Sex Offenders

    May 22, 2020 | 14:25 pm

    [The Patriot] In the wake of defilement charges laid against Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) MP for Nata-Gweta Paulson Majaga, human rights group Women Against Rape (WAR) has called on the government to expedite introduction of a sex offenders and paedophiles[…]

  • Police Arrest, Fine Three for Smuggling

    May 22, 2020 | 13:09 pm

    [Botswana Daily News] Tshesebe -Police have arrested and charged a 29 year-old man for smuggling alcohol from into Botswana Zimbabwe.

  • New Movement to Empower Girl Child

    May 22, 2020 | 13:09 pm

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  • Establish Post COVID-19 Pandemic Strategies

    May 22, 2020 | 13:09 pm

    [Botswana Daily News] Letlhakane -The Assistant Minister of Health and Wellness Mr Sethomo Lelatisitswe has said there is need to enhance food security in the country to control and contain coronavirus.

  • Govt Ends 7-Week Lockdown

    May 22, 2020 | 09:53 am

    [VOA] Botswana's 48-day lockdown ended at midnight Wednesday after gradually relaxing  restrictions aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus in the diamond rich southern African country.

  • Lotlhakane Social Club Donates

    May 22, 2020 | 09:35 am

    [Botswana Daily News] Kanye -Lotlhakane Masters Social Club has donated hand sanitisers, hand soap,face masks and solution tanks worth P3 200 to the village leadership.

  • Thamalakane River Lodge Pledges 996 Thermometers

    May 22, 2020 | 09:28 am

    [Botswana Daily News] Ghanzi -Thamalakane River Lodge has pledged to deliver thermometers to all schools in the Ghanzi region by end of the weekend.

  • Minister Kwape Commends Border Workers

    May 21, 2020 | 18:33 pm

    [Botswana Daily News] Good Hope -The Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr Lemogang Kwape has appreciated the COVID-19 pandemic teams working at Lobatse Pioneer and Ramatlabama border posts.

  • Lockdown Ends, Zones Commence

    May 21, 2020 | 13:47 pm

    [Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Coordinators of the COVID-19 Task Force Team, Dr Kereng Masupu and Professor Mosepele Mosepele say the country's extended lockdown ends at midnight today, thus bringing into effect COVID-19 zones.

  • COVID-19 Team Visits Ramokgwebana Border

    May 21, 2020 | 13:27 pm

    [Botswana Daily News] Ramokgwebana -COVID-19 Task Force Team members have commended officers at Ramokgwebana border gate for their concerted efforts in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Cleaning Company Extends Helping Hand

    May 21, 2020 | 13:16 pm

    [Botswana Daily News] Ghanzi -Gaborone based TTB Cleaning Services director says public health cannot be ignored during COVID-19 era.

  • Ministry Tells Batswana to Ignore False Video

    May 21, 2020 | 13:00 pm

    [Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development says a video clip circulating on social media platforms of a distressed Francistown woman at the height of COVID-19 food relief programme is false and misleading.

  • Assessing the Measures At Country Level - Case of Botswana

    May 20, 2020 | 17:29 pm

    [Democracy Works] Botswana recorded its first case of COVID-19 on 30 March 2020. The Government, through the Ministry of Health and with support from Cooperating Partners, has been implementing a wide range of measures in order to deal with this[…]

  • Police Investigate A19 Year-Old for Defilement of 14 Year-Old Girl

    May 20, 2020 | 14:28 pm

    [Botswana Daily News] Selebi Phikwe -Selebi Phikwe police have arrested a 19 year-old young man to help them with investigations in a case in which a 14 year-old girl of Ikageleng ward in the copper-nickel town was defiled.

  • Pupils to Return to Refreshed Ablution Blocks

    May 20, 2020 | 14:28 pm

    [Botswana Daily News] Ramotswa -Primary school pupils in the South East South Sub-district will use refreshed ablution blocks when schools re-open.

  • Police Decry Use of Dagga

    May 20, 2020 | 14:28 pm

    [Botswana Daily News] Letlhakane -Some residents of Letlhakane have allegedly substituted alcohol with dagga during the lockdown period.

  • Botswana Gets WO Seat

    May 20, 2020 | 14:28 pm

    [Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Botswana has been elected to serve in the Executive Board of the World Health Organization (WHO) at the just ended virtual 73rd World Health Assembly (WHA).

  • Some Truck Drivers Test Negative

    May 20, 2020 | 12:32 pm

    [Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -A total of 31 truck drivers as of today, May 19, have tested negative for corona-virus out of a total of 63 truck drivers tested at Ramokgwebana border.

  • Young Woman Finds Solace in Vegetables

    May 20, 2020 | 12:14 pm

    [Botswana Daily News] Kanye -When COVID-19 wreaked havoc across the world early this year,many countries responded in various ways, one of which was to close some sectors of the economy.

  • Bank to Disburse U.S.$123,000 to Performing Arts

    May 20, 2020 | 11:39 am

    [Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -First National Bank Botswana (FNBB) has announced further details on the approved programmes and intended disbursements of its P1.5 million contribution to COVID-19 relief in support of the performing arts and the creative industry.

  • Govt Probes Death of 56 Elephants

    May 20, 2020 | 10:36 am

    [VOA] Botswana is investigating the mysterious death of 56 elephants in the last two months. Authorities have ruled out poaching, as all carcasses were found intact.

  • Kasane Pimary Hospital Starts New Testing Process

    May 20, 2020 | 10:28 am

    [Botswana Daily News] Kasane -Kasane Primary Hospital will introduce a new testing process that promises to deliver about 270 tests per day from May 20.

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